Olakunrin’s Murder: Presidency Warns Against Politicising Killings

    The Presidency has asked the political class to stop playing politics with the death of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti. A statement on Monday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, asked leaders across the country to be mindful their language … Continue reading Olakunrin’s Murder: Presidency Warns Against Politicising Killings

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Many Trapped As Building Collapse In Jos, Rescue Operations Ongoing

  A three storey building has collapsed at Butcher Lane in Dilimi area of Jos, Plateau state. As of the time of filing this report, rescue operations were ongoing. READ ALSO: 14 Killed In India Building Collapse Authorities say an unidentified number of persons are trapped in the rubble. It remains uncertain how many persons … Continue reading Many Trapped As Building Collapse In Jos, Rescue Operations Ongoing

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Insecurity: Listen To The Voice Of Reason, PDP Tells Buhari

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the open letter by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on the worsening insecurity and unrestrained bloodletting in the country. The PDP in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party noted that the open letter is patriotic, momentous and captures … Continue reading Insecurity: Listen To The Voice Of Reason, PDP Tells Buhari

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Police Begin Search For Kidnappers Of Siasia’s Mother

  The police have confirmed the kidnap of Beauty Siasia, the mother of former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia. In a statement on Monday, spokesman for the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, said the octogenarian was abducted by gunmen at a village in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state. READ ALSO: Gunmen Abduct … Continue reading Police Begin Search For Kidnappers Of Siasia’s Mother

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NASU Protests ‘Unfair’ Disparity In Earned Allowance

  The Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have kicked against the disparity in the latest agreement between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), which allocated 20 percent allowance to NASU and 80 percent to ASUU. The Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) chapter of the Union said it is rejecting the … Continue reading NASU Protests ‘Unfair’ Disparity In Earned Allowance

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‘We Are Not Happy’, Senate Condemns Security Situation In Zamfara, Other States

  The Senate has condemned the security situation in the country, especially in Zamfara and other states where attacks recorded recently. Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, stated this shortly after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday. “We (Senate) are not happy, like most Nigerians, about … Continue reading ‘We Are Not Happy’, Senate Condemns Security Situation In Zamfara, Other States

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Senate President Warns South Africa Against Further Attacks On Nigerians

  Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the continuous killings of Nigerians in South Africa, warning that further attack on Nigerians would no longer be condoned. He stated this on Monday while receiving the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria Mr. Bobby Moroe. His visit to the Senate President is to unravel the causes of … Continue reading Senate President Warns South Africa Against Further Attacks On Nigerians

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Insecurity: Reps To Give Zamfara Special Budgetary Attention

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara in order to resolve the issue of insecurity in the state. Hon. Gbajabiamila, stated this during his visit to the state as part of efforts to … Continue reading Insecurity: Reps To Give Zamfara Special Budgetary Attention

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Polio: Nigeria Scales Through First International Assessment, Says WHO Reps

  Nigeria is set to eradicate Polio as it approached the third year of international certification, leading to a polio-free country. This is according to the representative of the World Health Organisation in Adamawa state Mr Abdulrahman Pela during the flag-off ceremony of the 2019 first-round Maternal New-born and Child Health Week campaign in Pela, … Continue reading Polio: Nigeria Scales Through First International Assessment, Says WHO Reps

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Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Drops To 11.22 Percent In June

    Nigeria’s inflation eased sharply lower in June to 11.22 percent year on year, a 0.18 percent points decrease than 11.40 percent posted in May. Latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday showed that the headline index fell to 1.07 percent on a month-on-month basis, indicating a decline of … Continue reading Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Drops To 11.22 Percent In June

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